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Caldera, Inc. was founded in 1994 by Ransom Love and Bryan Sparks. In
Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) was created to develop Linux-based
business solutions. Caldera Systems, Inc. has reached a definitive
to acquire the assets of the Server Software Division and Professional
Services Division of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. (SCO) (Nasdaq: SCOC).
new company, Caldera International, Inc., will be formed at the close of
acquisition, combining the assets of Caldera Systems with the assets
acquired from SCO.

Based in Orem, UT, Caldera Systems, Inc. is a leader in providing
Linux(r)-based business solutions through its award-winning OpenLinux line
of products and services.

OpenLinux is a full-featured, 32-bit, "Linux for Business" solution that
expands Internet/intranet, network and desktop capabilities. Through
OpenLinux solutions, the total cost and development for small-to-medium
businesses is greatly reduced. Caldera Systems provides free 30-day phone
support plus email and fee-based 24 x 7 support to VARs and end-users.
includes Linux systems administration training and certification courses,
which are available through Caldera Systems' OpenLearning program
Caldera Systems is the first Linux company to create the Linux VAR channel
now the industry leader - with over 1000 resellers worldwide.

OpenLinux products utilize technologies created on the Internet by
developers around the world, including the popular Linux kernel developed
Linus Torvalds in 1991. OpenLinux technologies and business solutions
integrate with existing systems such as Novell(r) NetWare(r),
LanManager(tm), Sun(r) Microsystems, UNIX(r), IBM(r), Intel(r), DOS(r) and
Microsoft(r) Windows(r) NT.

OpenLinux is a 32-bit, proven, tested, stable and supported Linux-based
operating system and business solution that is easy-to-use, self-hosted
includes the full Linux source code - with matching binaries - and
integrated programs and tools.

OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 is user-friendly desktop software optimized for the
Internet. It provides users with a full set of Linux-based Internet tools
designed to save time and increase productivity while using the Internet.
OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 is specifically designed for fast and easy
installation on desktops by utilizing the award-winning Lizard

OpenLinux eServer 2.3 is the easy-to-use eBusiness server platform
specifically tuned for the server environment. OpenLinux eServer 2.3 gives
users everything needed to install, configure and administer the most
popular internet servers, including pre-configured components such as Web
server, file/print server, mail server, FTP server, network server, VAR
custom server and more.
Caldera(r) Volution(tm) is a complete Linux management solution that
the cost of ownership of implementing and managing the networked systems
any Linux distribution. It does so by enabling secure, remote management
multiple Linux systems through client-server technology. It enables
administrators to manage the network with policies, without having to
individually manage each system.

Caldera OpenLearning(tm) deploys world-class educational solutions to the
global, Linux-based eBusiness community. Through its worldwide network of
Caldera OpenLearning Providers, Caldera provides leading OpenLearning
Courseware focused on Linux eBusiness enablement and Linux Professional
Institute (LPI) certification preparation.

All courses are taught by Caldera OpenLearning Instructors - ensuring
mastery of the skills and concepts taught in OpenLearning Provider
facilities. With courseware available in multiple formats to address
individual learning preferences and budgets, Caldera's OpenLearning
Providers deliver the most robust, skills-based instruction on
mission-critical Linux eBusiness solutions in the Linux industry.

To locate or learn more about becoming a Caldera OpenLearning Provider,
please visit

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information on all Caldera Systems products and services. To purchase
products, visit

To become an OpenLinux
reseller, please visit

Systems, Inc. may be reached by telephone and/or e-mail using one of the
following options: Toll-free Tel. 888-GO-LINUX [888-465-4689], (801)
765-4999 or e-mail:

International Support Centers

English (North and South America): call (801) 443-1000 or email

English (Europe and elsewhere): call 353-61-702033 or e-mail

German: call 030-726238 88 or e-mail

Italian: call 353-61-702033 or email

French: call 353-61-702033 or email

Korean: call 82-2-569-1999 or email

Japanese: call 03-37979050 or email

For all other telephone inquiries from outside the United States, please
call (801) 765-4999.

Open Source

Please visit to download Caldera Systems' technologies
that have been open-sourced - including but not limited to - LIZARD,
Open Administration System (COAS) and the OpenLinux 2.2 port for Sun's
SPARC(tm) and UltraSPARC(tm) -based platforms.


Linux technologies are now used by 15 million+ end users and organizations
worldwide. According to International Data Corp. (IDC) research,
operating systems were the fastest-growing server operating environment
the past two years. Their preliminary figures for 1999 show Linux
hold 24.6 percent of the server operating system market, up from 15.8 in

Caldera Systems, Inc.

Caldera is a registered trademark of Caldera Systems. OpenLinux is a
trademark of Caldera Systems, Inc. "Linux for Business" and "Proven,
Stable, Supported" are servicemarks of Caldera Systems, Inc. All other
trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective
holders both in the US and/or other countries.

LPI and Linux Professional Institute are registered trademarks of Linux
Professional Institute.

LINUX is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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